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Cactus 'Fairy Castle'

Cactus 'Fairy Castle'

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The Cactus 'Fairy Castle', scientifically Acanthocereus tetragonus, is a whimsical and visually enchanting houseplant, celebrated for its fanciful structure and charming presence. Its green, cylindrical stems are adorned with miniature spires and towers, resembling a magical fairy-tale castle. The 'Fairy Castle' Cactus boasts a compact and upright growth habit making it a delightful addition to any enchanted plant collection. At full growth, this charming cactus can reach a height of approximately 6 inches to 2 feet.

Botanical & Common Names

Botanical: Acanthocereus tetragonus

Common: Fairy Castle Cactus, Triangle Cactus

Necessary Care Tips

  • Light: Bright Indirect
  • Ideal Temperature: 60-85°F
  • Humidity: Low
  • Water: Allow the soil to dry out completely between watering
  • Fertilize: Every 6-8 weeks during the growing season with a balanced fertilizer diluted to half strength
  • Preferred Soil: Cacti and Succulent Potting Mix

Advanced Care Tips

  • To encourage your Fairy Castle Cactus to flower, provide it with the recommended optimal conditions.

Plant Insights

  • Member of the Cactaceae family, also commonly known as the Cactus family, which is a large family of flowering plants that includes over 1,860 species.
  • The Fairy Castle Cactus is native to Central America, Mexico, the Caribbean, and southern United states.
  • The plant gets its name "Fairy Castle Cactus" from its unique, castle-like branching structure.
  • It can very rarely produce large, fragrant, white or yellow flowers.
  • The flowers open at night and close during the day and are pollinated by bats and other nocturnal animals in its native habitat.
  • Unsafe / Toxic
  • Low Maintenance

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